12 Healthy Eating Memes We Can All Relate To

12 Healthy Eating Memes We Can All Relate To

No matter how motivated you are when you kickstart a healthy eating plan, there’s always a learning curve involved. And while you know there are a million good reasons to stick to your healthy eating goals, you’ll definitely relate to these memes on those days when you just want to dip french fries in a milkshake.

 

1. Five Seconds After You Commit to Healthier Eating

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Is it too soon to have a cheat meal?

 

2. When You’re Trying to Keep Your Macros Straight


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Still a little bitter that cake isn’t one of the essential nutrients.

 

3. When You Hit the Bottom of a Pint of Ice Cream


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Totally meant to have “just a spoonful.” Whoops.

 

4. When Your #FitGoals and Cravings Collide

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Maybe I’ll just settle for a six-pack of donuts as a compromise.

 

5. When Your Roommates Did Not Join You on This Healthy Eating Journey

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It’s so much harder to make healthy choices when they’ve got the communal freezer stocked with pizza rolls and corn dogs.

 

6. When Your Sweet Tooth Makes a Valid Point

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It’s hard to argue with science.

 

7. When Your Willpower is MIA, But So Is Your Snack Stash

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Okay, fine, it looks it’s time to break out those healthy snack boxes.

 

8. When You’re in Portion-Size Denial

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Er, maybe your tablespoons are just smaller than mine.

 

9. When the Stars Align in the Produce Aisle

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Finding that magical two-hour freshness window between “hard as a rock” and “complete mush” is like finding a winning lottery ticket.

 

10. When You Find Yourself Craving Peppers and Hummus Instead of Potato Chips


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What’s happening?! Who am I?!

 

11. The First Time You Roast Veggies to Perfection


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Wait, do I actually love parsnips?

 

12. When You Actually Start to Get the Hang of Healthy Eating

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…and you realize how fab you feel after eating a balanced meal.

Kara Wahlgren

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Kara Wahlgren is a contributing editor at Openfit and a freelance health writer whose work can be found at Prevention, Seventeen, Women's Health, and more. When she's not writing, she enjoys beach volleyball, traveling, live music, and running half marathons reeeaaally slowly.